News in Brief: Oscars winners, PlayStation’s best year yet, and a look at the future of film

This week, Chloé Zhao becomes the first WOC to be awarded the best director Academy Award, NZ games awards announced, Andy Trieu reviews the first-ever Asian-Australian romcom, and more.

Jini Maxwell is a writer and curator who lives in Naarm. They are an assistant curator at ACMI, where they also host the Women & Non-binary gamers club. They write about videogames and the people who make them. You can find them on Twitter @astroblob